Medvedev Battled Nadal To The End

US OPEN, New York (Queens) Men’s Championship Match: [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [5] Daniil Medvedev (RUS) It was Nadal’s for the taking with his two major threats gone from the tournament and it looked as if the Spaniard would cruise easily to his nineteenth major title after he took a two-set lead and went…

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Medvedev Hopes To Stop Nadal

US OPEN, New York (Queens) [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) will get another chance to win another major title (19) and close the gap between himself and [3] Roger Federer (SUI), who has twenty major titles. Yet, it is not a foregone conclusion that he will win as his final opponent, [5] Daniil Medvedev (RUS), has…

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Will Serena Get By Bianca Andreescu?

US OPEN, New York (USA) [8] Serena Williams (USA) defeated [5] Elina Svitolina (UKR) 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals. Svitolina had six break point opportunities in the first set and did not capitalize. Williams tightened up her focus and protected her serve perfectly in the second set and Svitolina had no opportunities to break her…

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US Open Men’s Semifinalists

US OPEN, New York (Queens) The men’s semifinalists are set for Friday; few would have predicted this cast of players. Yet, we have been talking about the changing of the guards for a while now as the dominant three are getting up in age, so probably this cast should not come as a surprise. [1]…

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